Schapiro, Beth Susan
- Existence: 1949-
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract: Beth Schapiro has been active and held offices with several Georgia and national organizations including the Feminist Action Alliance, Inc., ERA Georgia, Inc. (formerly Georgia Council for the ERA), the Women's Political Caucus, and Women Business Owners, Inc. The Schapiro Papers are organized into seven series: (I) Organizations and issues; (II) Appointments, boards, and panels; (III) Subject files; (IV)Women political candidates; (V) General correspondence; (VI) Miscellaneous personal...
Dates: circa 1970-1995
Found in: Special Collections
Item — Box 3
Scope and Contents Interviewed by Dana Von Tilborg. Schapiro begins by recounting her childhood and youth in Richmond, Virginia. She believes that she inherited her activism from her parents who were very involved in various Jewish organizations. After the rape of a family member in 1973, Schapiro states that she became aware of the need for action to protect women's rights, and she joined the Georgia Women’s Political Caucus, and then the Feminist Action Alliance. Schapiro discusses the differences between...
Dates: October 11, 1995